Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

114th Congress

Number: 
114

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Received Honorary Doctoral Degree from Bethune-Cookman University

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Congresswoman S. Wilson was awarded an honorary doctoral degree from Bethune-Cookman University (BCU) for her contributions to society and commitment to service at BCU's fall commencement ceremony on Saturday December 10, 2016, in the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center in Daytona Beach.  The honorary doctoral degree was presented by BCU president, Dr. Edison O. Jackson, and board of trustees chairperson, Dr. Joe Petrock.

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Partners with Walgreens to Provide Free Health Screenings and HIV Testing on World AIDS Day

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Partners with Walgreens to
Provide Free Health Screenings and HIV Testing on World AIDS Day

MIAMI – Hundreds of people across Miami-Dade and Broward counties lined up to get free, confidential HIV/AIDS tests on World AIDS Day, a global health day observed annually on December 1.  The multi-site testing event was hosted by Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson, in partnership with Walgreens and several local health clinics. 

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson to Partner with Walgreens to Provide Free Health Screenings and HIV Testing on World AIDS Day

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson to Partner with Walgreens to Provide Free Health Screenings and HIV Testing on World AIDS Day

MIAMI – In observance of World AIDS Day, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) will partner with Walgreens and several health clinics throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties to offer free health screenings and HIV/AIDS testing on Thursday, December 1, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Giveaways for individuals who are tested will be provided by Walgreens.

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson’s Statement on Haiti’s November 20 Elections

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on Haiti’s upcoming presidential and legislative elections:

“I applaud Haiti’s citizens for finding the strength to set their struggles aside and wish them the best as they pursue the Herculean task of conducting an election in the aftermath of the hurricane. The sooner a new government is in place, the quicker Haiti will be able to recover from the various natural disasters it has faced and begin to grow and thrive.”

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Co-Hosts USAID Briefing on Relief Efforts in Haiti

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson, joined by Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Florida), John Conyers (D-Michigan), Maxine Waters (D-California), Barbara Lee (D-California), and Yvette Clark (D-New York), on Wednesday, November 16, served as honorary co-hosts of a briefing on USAID-led efforts to help Haiti recover from the extensive damage wrought by Hurricane Matthew.

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